Imagine How Good It Feels to Share the Best of You At Work

When you choose a career with Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, you give of yourself – of your heart and of your soul – to improve lives and ultimately to change lives. And at the end of the day, that feels pretty good!

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LSS is a Top Company to Work For® in the Nation!

The National Association for Business Resources has named LSS as one of their Summer 2023’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® award goes to organizations that provide “exceptional human resource practices and an impressive commitment to their employees,” according to the NABR.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® identifies LSS as a Milwaukee-area organization that displays “a commitment to excellence and employee enrichment,” areas the NABR identifies and honors as part of the program. Organizations are assessed on several categories, including diversity, work-life balance, communication, and many more. Through determination, exceptional leadership, and daily ingenuity, the Best and Brightest, like LSS, are seen as ideal organizations that “epitomize Better Business. Richer Lives. Strong Communities.”




When you choose a career with Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, you give of yourself – of your heart and of your soul – to improve lives and ultimately to change lives. And at the end of the day, that feels pretty good!

For most people, a job is a job – something you do for a paycheck. However, those who join our mission at LSS, do so because they’re not satisfied with just a paycheck from a less-than-meaningful career. With over 800 employees throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, we helped over 40,000 individuals in 2022, 96% of whom reported we improved the quality of their life.

When you choose us, your work will revolve around meaningful endeavors like finding meals for someone who hasn’t eaten lately, treatment for someone who’s struggling with addiction, support for people with disabilities, housing for someone who’s homeless, finding clothing for a foster child or creating forever families through adoption.

In turn, we support you!

A career at LSS comes with many benefits – vacation, health insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, optional protection benefits and many other perks that support your overall life and future as our valued employee.

To learn more about a career at Lutheran Social Services, email us.

Explore the pages here to learn about all the other reasons for joining our family is the right decision in your life. We add new positions frequently, so please be sure to check our career openings often. Begin your search for job opportunities here.


The LSS Employee Value Proposition (EVP) workgroup has completed a year-long study initiated to understand and articulate our current (EVP). Our EVP is the LSS promise to fortify our Workplace of Choice pillar through the benefits and rewards that are offered to colleagues. We are elated to share with you today our current EVP statement and comprehensive listing of benefits and rewards.

“LSS provides a positive atmosphere, my supervisor is willing to invest in me and wants me to succeed.”

Your salary is just the beginning at LSS

At Lutheran Social Services (LSS), we employ a total compensation philosophy that supports our commitment to attract and retain highly skilled and talented employees. It’s not always the base salary that matters most. We’ve built a benefits package that addresses everything from time away from work to insurance to an employee assistance program — to help you address issues that arise in your life.

In addition to basic pay, LSS offers you the following employee benefits:

  • Time away
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Optional protection benefits
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance program

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Perks and Benefits


Medical, dental and vision insurance gives you peace of mind. At Lutheran Social Services (LSS), we offer medical, dental and vision benefits that are effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment for employees who are scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week, unless otherwise noted.

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Optional Protection Benefits

Purchase extra protection for your family. Lutheran Social Services (LSS) employees have the option to enroll in and purchase any of the following additional benefits...

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Time Away

We believe in working hard and playing hard. That’s why we make sure our employees have plenty of time off to reconnect with friends and family – and escape the work life.

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LSS Culture

When you’re looking for a new position, you want to find an organization that offers you the best overall package, but you also need to consider the heart of the organization. At Lutheran Social Services (LSS), we take both responsibilities seriously.

LSS Culture

Our People

When you open the door of any Lutheran Social Services (LSS) office, you’ll notice something special. You’re greeted with a big smile and an offer to help that’s genuine and pure LSS.

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Diversity and Compliance

We know that we can only achieve an exceptional level of care and service for our clients by recruiting and maintaining a unique group of employees at Lutheran Social Services (LSS). As a result, we place tremendous value in fostering a diverse group of employees to serve a diverse client base.

Diversity and Compliance

LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran,  disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.